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Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic: Really hard seeing Neymar leave

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic is sorry they have lost Neymar to PSG.

Speaking to the BBC, Rakitic admitted that he misses the Brazilian forward's influence on the Barça team both on and off the pitch.

"For me personally, it was really hard, not only because he's one of the biggest players; also, for me, he's a big person," Rakitic said.

"He was really important for our dressing room, and for me he's one of the best guys I know in football.

"So for me it was really a bad decision because I liked to have him in my team."

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